Amazon.com Inc


  • Early Movers: MMM, AMZN, IHG, BA, KO & more Tuesday, 16 Dec 2014 | 7:57 AM ET
    Trader on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.

  • Closing arguments conclude in Apple antitrust trial Monday, 15 Dec 2014 | 8:17 PM ET
    The Apple flagship store on 5th Avenue in New York.

    Attorneys for plaintiffs and Apple made closing arguments on Monday, and the jury has begun deliberations in the Apple iPod antitrust case.

  • Police find no explosives after Amazon HQ threat Monday, 15 Dec 2014 | 5:20 PM ET

    Seattle police searched for explosives at Amazon.com's headquarters after a threatening letter was found at a company building, but found nothing, authorities said on Monday.

  • Facebook's top game aims to sweeten up China Monday, 15 Dec 2014 | 4:40 PM ET

    "Cookie Jam" is among the top 20 grossing games on iOS and Android and was named Facebook's game of the year for 2014. Next up: China.

  • SEATTLE, Dec 15- Technology companies Apple Inc, Amazon.com Inc, AT&T Inc and more than 20 others are supporting Microsoft Corp in the software company's legal battle with the U.S. government over access to customer data stored overseas. A U.S. judge ruled in late July that Microsoft must turn over a customer's emails stored in a data center in Ireland to U.S....

  • NY court weighs Apple, Amazon e-book arguments Monday, 15 Dec 2014 | 1:20 PM ET

    NEW YORK— A federal appeals panel is trying to decide whether Apple Inc. or Amazon.com Inc. was the bigger bully when price wars over electronic books heated up a few years ago. After hearing oral arguments Monday, a three-judge panel of the 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Manhattan did not immediately rule on Apple's appeal of a lower-court judge's finding...

  • Why brick-and-mortar stores still matter Monday, 15 Dec 2014 | 12:08 PM ET
    Foot traffic was slow at both Sears and Kmart to kick off the holiday season, leading to some Sunday clearance sales.

    Despite the popularity of online shopping, brick-and-mortar stores still matter, says Byron Carlock, the real estate sector leader for PwC.

  • Amazon sellers irate after error causes penny sales Monday, 15 Dec 2014 | 12:06 PM ET
    A parcel is prepared for shipment at Amazon's warehouse in Hemel Hempstead, England.

    One retailer lost more than $30,000 after the software glitch error. Some sellers have hired a lawyer to recoup costs.

  • BC Partners lands PetSmart in $8.7 bln buyout Sunday, 14 Dec 2014 | 5:03 PM ET

    PetSmart agreed to sell itself to a private equity consortium for $8.7 billion, in the largest leveraged buyout of the year.

  • The perfect gift (she won't break up with you for) Friday, 12 Dec 2014 | 4:59 PM ET

    Some women would break up with you for the wrong gift? Forget it. Here's how you find the perfect gift, says Miriam Segal.

  • NEW YORK, Dec 12- Americans shopping for toy remote-controlled airplanes or helicopters may find, sometime in the near future, that they come with unexpected accessories: A raft of new regulations. The Federal Aviation Administration, by the end of the month, is expected to propose new rules governing small unmanned aircraft systems, the first major overhaul of...

  • This company loves to move in where Sears fails Friday, 12 Dec 2014 | 2:37 PM ET
    A Sears store in Peoria, Ill.

    Home decor chain At Home is growing at a blistering pace thanks to cheap real estate abandoned by the likes of Sears and Target.

  • Two big risks for Facebook in China Friday, 12 Dec 2014 | 2:33 PM ET

    For firms like Facebook, China presents two major risks, says Joe Foudy, a professor at NYU Stern.

  • RBC's top Internet stock picks Friday, 12 Dec 2014 | 1:01 PM ET

    RBC Capital Markets sees brighter times ahead for Internet stocks. Here are its top picks for 2015.

  • Shares of big-data firm Hortonworks jump in debut Friday, 12 Dec 2014 | 12:24 PM ET
    Hadoop the elephant

    Shares of Hortonworks, a big-data company spun off from Yahoo, rose as much as 52 percent in their debut, valuing the company at up to $1 billion.

  • Shares of big-data company Hortonworks jump in debut Friday, 12 Dec 2014 | 10:50 AM ET

    Dec 12- Shares of Hortonworks Inc, a big-data company spun off from Yahoo Inc, rose as much as 52 percent in their market debut, valuing the company at up to $1 billion. HortonWorks helps companies manage data through Hadoop, an open-source software that crunches massive amounts of data and is used by companies such as Facebook Inc, Twitter Inc and Amazon.com Inc..

  • How Luxembourg landed Silicon Valley’s biggest catch Thursday, 11 Dec 2014 | 10:23 PM ET
    Jean-Claude Juncker

    The EU is now investigating whether sweetheart tax deals Luxembourg granted to two foreign companies — Amazon and Fiat — were too sweet. The FT reports.

  • Senate OKs tighter Internet sales tax collection Thursday, 11 Dec 2014 | 4:39 PM ET

    LANSING, Mich.— Amazon and other online retailers with ties to Michigan would have to collect its 6 percent sales tax on purchases under legislation approved Thursday by a divided Senate. It won approval on a 21-16 vote in the GOP- controlled Senate, picking up support from 11 Democrats and 10 Republicans. The bills could raise in the ballpark of $50 million a year...

  • Dec 11- Sony Pictures Entertainment was trying to stop downloads of its documents stolen in a massive hack at the film and television studio late last month, technology news website Re/code reported, citing two people familiar with the matter. One of the sources told Re/Code Sony was using Amazon Web Services, Amazon.com Inc's cloud computing services.

  • Dec 11- Activist investor Starboard Value wants to merge office-supply chains Staples Inc and Office Depot Inc, CNBC reported, citing people familiar with the matter. Starboard, known for its aggressive shareholder activism, disclosed a 5.1 percent stake in Staples and boosted its holdings in Office Depot to nearly 10 percent, regulatory filings showed on...